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Three-county investigation leads to arrest for breaking and entering

Posted Saturday, July 16, 2005

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Pittsboro, NC - Chatham County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a Chapel Hill man on Breaking, Entering and Larceny charges pursuant to incidents that occurred earlier this week. Investigators have been working five breaking and entering cases in the Farrington and Polks Landing area since last Thursday.

Kevin Allen of Chapel Hill

Kevin Allen of Chapel Hill was linked to several crimes in Chatham County, Orange County and Chapel Hill and was arrested early Thursday morning in Chapel Hill after pawning two stolen musical instruments in the City of Durham. Durham City Detective, Randy Chappell located stolen property in a pawn shop in Durham and gave investigators the information. Chatham Investigators interviewed Allen and was able to get information from him that linked him to the five North Chatham break-ins. Several thousand dollars in stolen property have been located and recovered.

“The arrest was a result of an intensive investigation between the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office, Chapel Hill and Durham Police Departments and we appreciate the efforts of all the officers involved,” Sheriff Webster said. “It’s good to see agencies work together get the job done.”

Arrested for 5 counts of Felonious Breaking and Entering, 3 counts of Felonious Larceny and 5 counts of Injury to Real Property is Kevin Howard Allen, 27, of 522 Aberdeen Drive, Chapel Hill. Allen was arrested by Detectives Mike Miller and Brandon Jones at the Orange County Jail and placed under a $5,000 secured bond.

His court date is July 15 in Chatham County District Court in Pittsboro. He is also being held in the Orange County Jail for 3 Breaking and Entering cases in Chapel Hill and 2 in Orange County.

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